The first table below looks at the demand for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 888 866 846
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 16 9 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.035% 0.021% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 23
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £32,168
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,203 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+55.26% -14.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 16 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West - 7 £50,000 - 1
London -28 5 £60,000 -20.00%
Southampton +11 3 £32,500 +0.92%
Hampshire +1 3 £32,500 +0.92%
South East -9 3 £32,500 +0.92%
Birmingham +8 1 £28,000 -9.67%
West Midlands +2 1 £28,000 -9.67%
Bristol - 1 £50,000 - 1

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 50 (86.21%) GIS
2 40 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 37 (63.79%) Java
4 32 (55.17%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (51.72%) Python
5 30 (51.72%) Open Source
6 29 (50.00%) Oracle
7 28 (48.28%) jQuery
8 25 (43.10%) Web Services
9 22 (37.93%) ESRI
10 20 (34.48%) CSS
10 20 (34.48%) HTML
10 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
11 18 (31.03%) Ajax
12 16 (27.59%) PHP
12 16 (27.59%) SQL
12 16 (27.59%) Puppet
12 16 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (25.86%) Linux
14 14 (24.14%) .NET
14 14 (24.14%) C#
14 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
14 14 (24.14%) Hibernate
15 13 (22.41%) Content Management
15 13 (22.41%) XML
15 13 (22.41%) Node.js
16 12 (20.69%) Big Data
16 12 (20.69%) Akka
16 12 (20.69%) Leaflet
16 12 (20.69%) Elasticsearch

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.41%) Node.js
2 12 (20.69%) Apache Solr
2 12 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (20.69%) CMS
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Spatial
3 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
4 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (17.24%) ArcGIS
5 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.90%) SugarCRM
6 4 (6.90%) Drupal
6 4 (6.90%) Alfresco
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.45%) IIS
8 2 (3.45%) Apache
9 1 (1.72%) Tornado
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Photoshop
1 8 (13.79%) GIMP
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (55.17%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (20.69%) Big Data
2 12 (20.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) Pentaho
4 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.45%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Ant
3 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 4 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Technical Leader
4 11 (18.97%) GIS Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) Technical Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Graduate
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) jQuery
2 25 (43.10%) Web Services
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) CSS
4 18 (31.03%) Ajax
5 14 (24.14%) Hibernate
5 14 (24.14%) .NET
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.41%) XML
7 12 (20.69%) Leaflet
7 12 (20.69%) Akka
8 10 (17.24%) WPF
8 10 (17.24%) Silverlight
8 10 (17.24%) SOAP
9 9 (15.52%) J2EE
10 8 (13.79%) Struts
10 8 (13.79%) JSP
10 8 (13.79%) JMS
10 8 (13.79%) JSON
10 8 (13.79%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 50 (86.21%) GIS
2 30 (51.72%) Open Source
3 20 (34.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.79%) PKI
5 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Social Media
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.45%) Blog
7 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Content Management
2 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
3 11 (18.97%) UML
4 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.52%) Product Management
5 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.79%) Document Management
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) OOP
9 4 (6.90%) MVC
9 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Web Development
10 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 37 (63.79%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) Python
4 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) PHP
5 14 (24.14%) C#
6 12 (20.69%) Ruby
7 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Puppet
1 16 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (20.69%) Ansible
2 12 (20.69%) ZABBIX
2 12 (20.69%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) ESRI
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Adobe
5 7 (12.07%) JBoss
6 4 (6.90%) Talend
6 4 (6.90%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (5.17%) Mapinfo
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